Apr. 24 12:00 pm
20 Puffin Way , Teaneck NJ
Posted by: Melissa
Amy Goodman presents: Democracy Now
Amy Goodman is an American broadcast journalist, syndicated columnist, investigative reporter, and author. Goodman's investigative journalism career includes coverage of the East Timor independence movement and Chevron Corporation's role in Nigeria. Since 1996, Goodman has hosted Democracy Now! an independent global news program broadcast daily on radio, television and online. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Thomas Merton Award in 2004, a Right Livelihood Award in 2008, and an Izzy Award in 2009 for "special achievement in independent media."
In 2012, Goodman received the Gandhi Peace Award for a "significant contribution to the promotion of an enduring international peace." Goodman is the author of six books, including the The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance, and Hope, and Democracy Now!: Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America. In 2016, she was criminally charged in connection with her coverage of protests of the Dakota Access pipeline. The charges, which were condemned by the Committee to Protect Journalists, were dismissed on October 17, 2016.
$10, includes lunch
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Doors open 30 minutes prior to show time and reservations are held until 15 minutes to show time.